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Noades Architects was founded by Matt Noades in 2016 and in 2017 the practice moved to Chorleywood.


With 20 years experience in several architectural sectors Matt has run projects ranging from 1000 luxury residential apartments on the Thames, to bespoke kitchen extensions. We now carry out most of our work in teh Three Rivers and Chiltern

In 2022 Noades Architects became certified Passive House designers.


The practice is expanding and currently comprises six full time members of staff.




Matt studied architecture at Nottingham University where he completed prize winning projects and on completion of his BArch. had his thesis project chosen by the university as their submission to the RIBA Silver Medal competition for the best nationwide student design projects, in which it was selected to be exhibited.


He worked at Leslie Jones Architects from 1996 to 2001 where he qualified as an architect and ran retail development projects with a combined construction cost of £33M.


In 2001 he moved to Broadway Malyan wher he worked as project architect on large scale residential projects including Admirals Quay in Southampton (430 apartments), Greenwich Reach (now 'New Capital Quay' - 980 apartments) and Greenwich Millenium Village Phase 3 (600 apartments, 60,000sq.ft. of office space and  an 800 space multi-storey car park).


After taking a sabbatical to travel in 2007 and returning in 2009 to a much changed economic environment, Matt started carrying out smaller commissions, and in 2010  became a joint owner of Malby Architects, where he worked until 2016 when he founded Noades Architects.

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